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A Story of Tiles

26 June, 2021 @ 14:00 - 15:30


A Story of Tiles: commercial and cultural relationships between northern Brittany and the Bristol Channel area during the 19th century


Join SANHS for this free Zoom lecture by Michael Batt.

Originally from Bristol, Michael is a retired archaeologist who has lived and worked in Brittany since 1977. He worked for the Regional Archaeology Service based in Rennes for 30 years and is an associate member of the Centre Michel du Bouard at the University of Caen in Normandy.


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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


This is a Free event, with donations arranged by the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society.  If you would like to donate, please go to the SANHS website and use the Donate button. We suggest a donation of £5 or more.


26 June, 2021
14:00 - 15:30


SANHS Archaeology Committee




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1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

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